Ghanaians have been encouraged to prioritise their overall health by currently being cautious of their way of living, specially what they eat.
This would assistance them lengthen their lifespan and avert any overall health problems at any position in their lives.
The advice was presented by wellbeing professionals and other stakeholders at the women’s wellbeing and wellness fairin Accra, very last Monday. It was organised by the Coronary heart Initial Help Africa, a United States (US) primarily based non-governmental organisation (NGO).
The truthful provided ladies the prospect to get free well being screening and counselling on some well being connected issues.
Matters talked about included hormonal adjustments, heart attacks, cervical most cancers, diabetic issues, Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) and menopause.
There was also a demonstration of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), an unexpected emergency treatment that can aid help save a person’s daily life if their respiration or coronary heart stopped.
MsAlimaToure, Founder, Coronary heart 1st Aid Africa and a Public Wellness Officer in an job interview with the Ghanaian Moments explained the truthful was to teach and handle the concerns of persons on the overall health similar concerns talked over.
“This is us bringing these information to the local community to have an open dialogue so that if they have any problems or questions we respond to them or refer them to correct health care companies,” she point out.
Ms Toureindicated the require for all and sundry to be worry about their wellbeing and consider seriously the wellness info staying offered.
She said the health and fitness screening which were on checking people’s blood stress and oxygen stages was for the detection of any attainable or impending health and fitness implications for assistance or referrals to the correct wellbeing treatment centres.
Stressing that NGO experienced been holding other well being fairs, she noted that the programme was the maiden wellbeing fair for females, including that “we will have a even bigger just one in May possibly.”
Mavis Okang, an Stop of Everyday living Tutor, equally reported the good was to “update people’s minds and give them ideas on how to give 1st help in emergencies just before getting to the healthcare facility.”
She reported that most individuals falsely attributed the will cause of their ailments to other people, incorporating that “we interpret matters wrongly and really don’t blame ourselves for what we go by way of.”
“So through educating then they can also aid their young children and other individuals,” she included.
Ms Okang also urged all to commence taking in and “eat Ghanaian, respect our farmers so that they will end placing pesticides on the food stuff.”
Tsitsi-TsuNiiOkang, Mmashie IV, TeshiMankralo who was amazed by the programme reiterated the will need for Ghanaians to “choose excellent treatment of ourselves, specifically about communicable conditions.”
“We have to check out our diet regime and life-style so we do away with them because Ghana requirements everyone alive. We should carry on and mature Ghana due to the fact this is the only nation we have,” he added.